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2012-04-23 02:28:06

Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada VANCOUVER, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and tips for spring 2012.  Her findings are based on observations in her own practice and interviews with natural health and organic leaders at the recent CHFA West event, the largest natural health...

2012-04-05 10:24:27

OTTAWA, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Health Canada is informing Canadians that it has requested companies to add new risk statements to the packaging and labelling of licensed benzocaine products. In April 2011, Health Canada reminded Canadians of certain health risks associated with benzocaine products, including a very rare but serious blood condition known as methemoglobinemia that can affect sensitive individuals. The new statements are intended to further raise awareness of these...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

Jamieson Laboratories sees education as key in helping consumers understand and select probiotics for their health. An upgraded website from this leading distributor of natural health products offers in-depth information about probiotics alongside its new line of probiotic supplements. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Jamieson Laboratories has launched a complete line of probiotics supplements, concurrently with detailed educational information about probiotics. That includes...

2011-11-14 23:15:23

Natural health products and medicinal foods should be subject to the same regulations as pharmaceutical drugs to ensure safety and efficacy, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj111739.pdf. While pharmaceutical drugs are subject to rigorous evaluation and must provide significant evidence of their therapeutic effects and that the benefits outweigh risks, natural health products in Canada are not. Many...

2011-09-15 16:00:00

HEALTHandMED.com is all about people helping people live a healthy lifestyle using natural health products, nutritional supplements and alternative medicine protocols. Founded in 2007 by Mark Axelson, M.B.A, the company strives to provide the best natural health products at the best prices. Mr. Axelson believes that the sale doesnât end with the exchange of legal tender and delivery of the product. Customer service is one of the most important functions of HEALTHandMED.com....

2011-08-31 11:00:00

Take the work out of shopping for natural health products with Dr. Mercolaâs special Labor Day Sale Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Dr. Mercola is announcing a special Labor Day sale beginning August 31 and lasting through September 7, for a week-long celebration of 10 percent off everything in the online Mercola Store. âœIâm excited to announce that this week only, visitors to the Mercola Natural Health Products Store can take...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

For the fourth consecutive year, Swanson Health Products sponsored the health expo at the Fargo Marathon. The expo featured over 75 national and regional vendors with a focus on health and wellness. Fargo, ND (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Swanson Health Products returned to the Fargo Marathon as the headline sponsor of the health expo for the fourth consecutive year. The 2011 Swanson Health & Fitness Expo featured over 75 national and regional vendors with exhibits offering natural health...

2008-09-23 09:00:15

On the heels of the recent attempts to severely restrict and further regulate natural supplements and remedies through legislative Bill C-51 in Canada, the increased concerns regarding the US Food and Drug Administration's revisions of the cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices regulations) and ongoing concerns over the severely restrictive European regulatory regime on natural health products, an unprecedented two-day conference concluded last Friday with the formation of an...

2008-09-06 00:00:07

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today launched a new online database that will improve access to information on licensed natural health products. The Licensed Natural Health Products Database will allow Canadians to quickly and easily search for more detailed information on natural health products that have been authorized for sale in Canada. "The Government of Canada recognizes that more and more Canadians are using natural...

2008-09-02 09:00:07

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OVOS Natural Health Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BELLUS Health Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUS; TSX: BLU), announces that VIVIMIND(TM), the company's first natural health product, is available starting today on the Internet and progressively at over 2,000 retail points of sale, including major drug, grocery and mass merchandise stores and natural health stores across Canada. It is expected to be available at more than...